Welcome to HCRJ

Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism (HCRJ) has celebrated over 50 years of worship as a Reform Jewish temple in Houston, Texas. Located in the heart of Houston’s Galleria area, HCRJ offers an intimate, vibrant, and inclusive Jewish synagogue with a feeling of warmth and welcoming where Jewish fellowship may flourish. Rabbi Steven Gross has nurtured profound spiritual connections and an engaged community since he began serving our congregation in 2005. Interfaith couples participate in all aspects of Temple life. We welcome you at any of our 7:15 p.m. Friday night Sabbath services. Our innovative religious school is based on a curriculum designed to engage students in dynamic, interactive learning experiences that teach Jewish history and principles through nature, art, cooking and other fun, exciting activities. Classes are held on Sunday mornings.

Upcoming Events

  1. Senior Chai Yoga

    May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

    Taught by Suzy Shapiro, a certified yoga instructor, this class will focus on strength and stamina, balance and flexibility, and a new sense of well-being.  First session free.  Prorated at More Info

  2. Family Shabbat Dinner

    June 2 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

    On the first Friday of every month, we meet at 6:15 PM to enjoy a delicious meal before services.  The menu changes monthly and is prepared by different families in More Info

Upcoming Events

  1. Confirmation Shabbat

    May 26 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

    Join us for the Confirmation of our 9th grade students. Confirmation is a sacred rite through which our students publicly declare their commitments to our faith.  We invite you to More Info

  2. Senior Chai Yoga

    May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

    Taught by Suzy Shapiro, a certified yoga instructor, this class will focus on strength and stamina, balance and flexibility, and a new sense of well-being.  First session free.  Prorated at More Info

  3. Senior Chai Mah Jongg

    May 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for a weekly game of Mah Jongg!  Coffee and light snacks are served. No cost to attend. Please contact Melissa at hcrj@hcrj.org to sign up.

  4. Tot Shabbat

    June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 6:20 pm

    Join Elmo and Rabbi Gross for Shabbat Fun in Naman Hall on the first Friday of every month at 6:00 PM. We’ll sing, we’ll dance, we’ll pray.Children 5 and under welcome with More Info

  5. Family Shabbat Dinner

    June 2 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

    On the first Friday of every month, we meet at 6:15 PM to enjoy a delicious meal before services.  The menu changes monthly and is prepared by different families in More Info

  6. Shabbat Services

    June 2 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

    All are welcome to join us at 7:15 Friday nights for Shabbat Services. You do not need to be a member to join us in prayer as we welcome the More Info

  7. Social Action Project: Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston Operation IMpact

    June 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Join us for our next social action activity! On Saturday, June 3 at 10AM, we will volunteer with the Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston Operation IMpact project. This is a More Info

  8. Book Discussion: Finding a Bride and Other Adventures of a Jewish Mother in India

    June 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us on Sunday, June 4 at 10:30am as Ellen Goldberg visits HCRJ to discuss her book, Finding a Bride and Other Adventures of a Jewish Mother in India. What More Info

  9. Senior Chai Yoga

    June 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

    Taught by Suzy Shapiro, a certified yoga instructor, this class will focus on strength and stamina, balance and flexibility, and a new sense of well-being.  First session free.  Prorated at More Info

  10. Senior Chai Mah Jongg

    June 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for a weekly game of Mah Jongg!  Coffee and light snacks are served. No cost to attend. Please contact Melissa at hcrj@hcrj.org to sign up.

Temple Youth At HCRJ

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At HCRJ, students develop a strong sense of Jewish ethics and become young Jewish leaders in our community. Our curriculum engages students in a dynamic, interactive learning experience.

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